Three construction workers were killed in the space of five hours on Thursday at three building sites.
A 16-year-old laborer was killed when scaffolding upon which several workers were sitting collapsed and fell at a site on Silver Street in the northern city of Nahariya.
A second worker, a 29-year-old man, was hospitalized in serious condition, and a third was lightly injured.
Earlier in the day, a 40-year-old man was killed when he fell from a high floor in a construction site in Rosh Ha’ayin, while a 50-year-old was hit by a tractor he was directing at a building site north of Tel Aviv.
Another construction worker was seriously hurt after receiving an electric shock at a building site in Beitar Illit southwest of Jerusalem. He was hospitalized at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem with burns on his upper torso.
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